Moving tales and many mysteries

This August an impressive large-scale production of the Mystery Plays is being staged in York, in the abbey ruins, in the Museum Gardens.

I’d like to highlight a smaller scale production, which won’t cost you any money to see, and which you can just turn up for, if you fancy … More …

Sponsors parade, with glimpse of torch

My abiding memory of the Olympic flame’s visit to York: a man on top of a massive blue bus/lorry, shouting, in Rougier Street.

Though it’s not exactly news now, thought I’d post this record of the event, from my rather underwhelmed perspective, along with my usual rubbish photos of the … More …

May’s mayor-making

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The ‘mayor-making’ celebration is apparently an annual event, but it’s not one I’ve paid much attention to in the past. Twitter is proving useful as a ‘what’s on’ alert, and through Twitter I heard about the mayoral procession. The prospect of … More …